According to the RF Federal Customs Service statistics, during January-June 2020 Russia imported 26.3 mn pairs of leather footwear, down 8% year-on-year. In terms of value, leather footwear import decreased by 16.9% year-on-year down to $588.8 mn.
Clothes import into Russia declined by 9.7% down to $2.96 bn.
Cotton fabric import during the first 6 months was down 2.7% year-on-year to 141.1 mn sqm. In terms of value it decreased by 6% down to $76.1 mn.
Cotton fabric export from Russia declined by 5.4% year-on-year down to 48.2 mn sqm worth $25.8 mn, up 6.2%.
In June, leather footwear import dropped by 24.3% year-on-year, but surged by 86.7% month-on-month making 2.8 mn pairs worth $59.2 mn, down 43.3% year-on-year and up 80.5% month-on-month.
Clothes import was down 17.8% year-on-year and up 13.8% month-on-month to $516.1 mn.
Cotton fabric import in June grew by 11% year-on-year and by 22.6% month-on-month amounting to more than 24.8 mn sqm. In terms of value, it made $10.9 mn, down 17.4% year-on-year and down 1.8% month-on-month.
Cotton fabric export decreased by 8.8% year-on-year and surged by 66.4% month-on-month to make 8.5 mn sqm. In terms of value, it made $4.8 mn, up 41.2% year-on-year and up 41.2% month-on-month.